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October 16, 2015
Almost 280,000 women have served in the U.S. military since Sept. 11, and they comprise a fast-growing percentage of the American veteran population. In Iraq and Afghanistan, more women have also been exposed to direct combat than in prior conflicts, even before combat roles were officially opened to them in 2013.
April 23, 2015
The Heldrich Center is proud to announce the release of a video featuring interviews with national and international scholars and experts as they offer recommendations on what should be done to address the workforce challenges facing the United States. The video features speakers who participated in the October 2014 conference, Transforming U.S. Workforce Development Policies for the 21st Century, hosted by the Heldrich Center and the Federal Reserve Banks of Atlanta and Kansas City.